CPC40110 - Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)

Builder Licensing

This qualification is the Certificate IV level qualification required for the residential class of builders Licence (class C). The course is made up of six modules that must be successfully completed to gain the qualification.

Up to 70% of the course cost may be refundable to eligible applicants through the ACT Building and Construction Industry Training Fund. We will apply for this refund on your behalf on successful completion of the course.


The CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building Construction Building covers the essentials skills and knowledge required to work as a Builder, Foreman or Construction Manager. Learn how to run a small to medium construction business and be on your way to gaining your registered builders licence.


Start date: 9 Jan 2020 (enrolments accepted at the beginning of each module, please see dates below
Course Duration: 9 months - 18 Months
Location: Skills Centre - 1 Iron Knob Street Fyshwick ACT 2609
Course Times: Tuesdays & Thursdays - 5.30pm - 8.30pm (This course is presented in the evening)
Study mode: Full Time or Part Time
Resources: resources are provided digitally; students will be required to bring their own USB compatible device to view course content and complete assessment tasks
Costs: Please see course fees below. If paid in full, a discount equivalent to one module is applied.

Ex-apprentice: $650.00 per module, $3250.00 if paid in full (module discount applied)
Member: $700.00 per module, $3500.00 if paid in full (module discount applied)
Non Member: $800.00 per module, $4000.00 if paid in full (module discount applied)
(resource fees apply to each module at the time of enrolment)

If you are interested in becoming a member of MBA ACT please contact reception on 02 6175 5900.


  • Certificate III in a relevant building trade or meeting the requirements of an entrance assessment.
  • Minimum 18 years old


In the delivery of Certificate IV in Building & Construction (Building) MBA has combined 16 units of competency into six learning modules which are presented in the evening class format as listed below. To complete this course participants must successfully complete both a summative and formative assessment for each module.

Construction Principles: Tuesdays, 14 Jan – 31 Mar 2020
CPCCBC4001A Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for low rise building projects (C)CPCCBC4010B Apply structural principles to residential low rise constructions (C), CPCCBC4011B Apply structural principles to commercial low rise constructions(C), CPCCBC4012B Read and interpret plans and specifications (C)

Occupational Health and Safety: Thursdays, 9 Jan – 13 Feb 2020
CPCCBC4002A Manage occupational health and safety in the building and construction workplace (C)

Site Supervision and Sustainability: Tuesdays, 26 May - 14 Jul 2020 (REMOTE DELIVERY)
CPCCBC4008B Conduct on-site supervision of building and construction projects (C), CPCCBC4021A Minimise waste on the building and construction site (e), CPCCBC4007A Plan building or construction work (C)

Contracts and Legal: Thursdays, 20 Feb – 30 Apr 2020 
CPCCBC4003A Select and prepare a construction contract (C), CPCCBC4009B Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects (C)

Estimating and Stock Control: Tuesdays, 28 Jul - 13 October 2020 (REMOTE DELIVERY)
CPCCBC4004A Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects (C), CPCCBC4005A Produce labour and material schedules for ordering (C), CPCCBC4006B Select, procure and store construction materials for low rise projects (C)

Project Management: Thursdays, 21 May – 30 Jul 2020 (RMEOTE DELIVERY)
BSBPGM522 Undertake project work (Ge), BSBPMG411 Apply project quality management techniques (A), BSBMB406 Manage Small business finance (C)


After successfully completing this course, you will be eligible to receive the nationally recognised CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building Construction (Building).


  • Registered Builder
  • Construction Manager
  • Domestic Builder
  • Building Estimator
  • Construction Site Foreman

Competent participants will be issued with a Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) - CPC40110.

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Please do not hesitate to contact Kailey on 6175 5997 or at knewcombe@mba.org.au for more information. 

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